2021 FBA Season

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The 2020–21 FBA season is the IC 60th/OOC 12th season of the Furry Basketball Association (FBA). The league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone for a fourth season. The regular season begins on Saturday, October 31st, 2020 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and ended on Friday, April 30th, 2021, with the 2021 FBA All-Star Game scheduled at the end of February.

Notable occurrences

Transactions

Retirements

The following players declared their retirement from active player status in the league:

Free agency

Free agency offers open shortly after 12:01am CDT on September 1st. Players are able to begin accepting offers after the end of the first round of the 2020 FBA Draft on September 12. The offer window closed at 11:59pm PDT on September 30th, 2020, while players had until 11:59pm PDT on October 7th, 2020, to finalize their contract decisions.

Preseason

The preseason will be held from October 16th through October 29th, 2020, with a maximum of 6 preseason games allowed per team.

Win Western Conference Eastern Conference
Loss Pacific Rim Mountain Plains Northern Central Southern
Pre-season ALK HWI SAS SJT EDM LVG MON SEA AZW DAK TXS WPG ALB BGR PLY QNS BAL LOR PIT WIL BLV HNT TAL TEN
Fri 10/16 HNT @SAS HWI EDM @SJT8 @LOR6 BAL15 @PLY1 BGR1 @WPG15 TXS6 TEN @ALK @WIL
Sat 10/17 TXS @AZW @BLV MON @LVG @TAL SEA PIT
Sun 10/18 @WPG11 @ALB10 LOR ALK11 SAS @WIL HNT17 @SJT BGR @QNS17
Mon 10/19 PLY @AZW @HNT LVG @BAL @TEN @SJT DAK SEA TXS
Tue 10/20 @PIT12 @LOR @WPG4 @TAL @BGR3 WIL EDM4 SEA3 HWI ALK12 @DAK MON
Wed 10/21 LVG16 @SAS16 @QNS @BAL AZW ALB
Thu 10/22 @TAL20 WIL BLV PIT5 @BGR ALB @LOR PLY @WPG5 @EDM @MON HWI20
Fri 10/23 @TEN @SEA SJT SAS
Sat 10/24 MON @ALB9 @ALK HNT19 BLV WPG @TXS EDM9 PIT @PLY @TAL @DAK @AZW19 WIL
Sun 10/25 BGR2 @SEA13 LVG13 @SAS2
Mon 10/26 @ALB21 @PIT @HNT TEN @LOR ALK21 @BLV TAL18 WPG HWI PLY EDM @BAL18 @MON
Tue 10/27 BGR @DAK @WIL LVG @SJT @PIT QNS AZW
Wed 10/28 BLV @PLY SEA @EDM @ALB7 TXS7 SAS @TEN @HWI LOR
Thu 10/29 @MON14 BAL SJT14 @LVG TAL @HNT

1: Flight Deck of USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) -- Newport, Rhode Island
2: Santa Monica Pier -- Santa Monica, California
3: Pan-American Arena -- Key West, Florida
4: Constructed court/stadium near Fresque des Québécois, Quebec
5: Royal Toronto Arena -- Toronto, Ontario
6: Leo Robinson Stadium -- Virgin Islands, USA
7: Sydney, Australia
8: Los Angeles, California
9: Brooklyn, New York
10: The Cage -- New York, New York
11: Pacific Trust Centre -- Vancouver, British Columbia
12: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13: Spokane, Washington
14: Arena Felincoruja -- Lisbon, Portugal
15: Saskatel Pavilion -- Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
16: Stanislas Plaza -- Vielle Ville, Nancy, France
17: Queens College
18: Queens' Royal Sports Viewing Facility & Gymnasium -- West Yorkshire, England
19: Al Alhy Sports Hall -- Cairo, Egypt
20: Galveston, Texas
21: Auckland, NZ

Regular Season

The regular season begins on October 31st, 2020 and will end on April 30th, 2021. For the majority of the season, teams alternated which days they would be playing games, with some extended breaks in between matches. Every team had at least one set of back-to-back home games, while half of the Western Conference teams also had a set of back-to-back home games.

Standings

League Standings as of
14 January 2021 21:29:47 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button BLV.png 25-9 8-2 Lost 2 Won 10
2 Button DAK.png 24-10 6-4 Won 3 Won 6
3 Button PLY.png 23-11 6-4 Won 2 Won 5
4 Button HWI.png 21-13 5-5 Won 1 Won 7
5 Button BGR.png 20-14 6-4 Won 1 Won 5
6 Button SEA.png 20-14 5-5 Won 1 Lost 4
7 Button MON.png 19-15 5-5 Lost 1 Won 6
8 Button BAL.png 19-15 7-3 Won 3 Won 3
9 Button SAS.png 19-15 4-6 Lost 3 Won 9
10 Button ALK.png 18-16 7-3 Won 1 Lost 3
11 Button SJT.png 18-16 6-4 Lost 1 Won 3
12 Button WPG.png 17-17 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 3
13 Button WIL.png 17-17 5-5 Lost 3 Won 3
14 Button LVG.png 17-17 3-7 Lost 4 Lost 4
15 Button ALB.png 16-18 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 4
16 Button TAL.png 16-18 4-6 Won 1 Lost 4
17 Button TEN.png 16-18 5-5 Lost 2 Lost 3
18 Button EDM.png 15-19 6-4 Won 2 Lost 3
19 Button PIT.png 14-20 6-4 Won 2 Lost 7
20 Button HNT.png 14-20 5-5 Won 1 Lost 5
21 Button TXS.png 13-21 6-4 Won 4 Lost 6
22 Button LOR.png 12-22 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 4
23 Button QNS.png 8-26 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 9
24 Button AZW.png 7-27 2-8 Lost 3 Lost 7

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 24-10 15-7 9-1 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 17-17 11-11 5-5 7
Texas Lone Stars 13-21 11-11 4-6 11
Arizona Whips 7-27 5-17 2-8 17
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Mountain Division
Seattle Summit 20-14 10-12 5-5 -
Montana Howlers 19-15 14-8 7-3 1
Las Vegas Wildcards 17-17 9-13 3-7 3
Edmonton Totems 15-19 10-12 5-5 5
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Hawaii Kahunas 21-13 13-9 6-4 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 19-15 11-11 3-7 2
Alaska Arctics 18-16 12-10 7-3 3
San Jose Thrust 18-16 11-11 4-6 3

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Plymouth Taproots 23-11 15-7 7-3 -
Bangor Tides 20-14 12-10 6-4 3
Albany Alphas 16-18 10-12 4-6 7
Queens Pride 8-26 7-15 3-7 15
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Baltimore Spirits 19-15 14-8 6-4 -
Williamsburg Minutemen 17-17 12-10 6-4 2
Pittsburgh Keystones 14-20 10-12 5-5 5
Lorain Firestorm 12-22 9-13 3-7 7
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 25-9 17-5 8-2 -
Tallahassee Typhoons 16-18 9-13 5-5 9
Tennessee Moonshiners 16-18 9-13 4-6 9
Huntsville Mayors 14-20 8-14 3-7 11

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 24-10 15-7 0
2 Hawaii Kahunas 21-13 13-9 3
3 Seattle Summit 20-14 10-12 4
4 Montana Howlers 19-15 14-8 5
5 Santa Ana Spectrums 19-15 11-11 5
6 Alaska Arctics 18-16 12-10 6
7 San Jose Thrust 18-16 11-11 6
8 Winnipeg Voyageurs 17-17 11-11 7
9 Las Vegas Wildcards 17-17 9-13 7
10 Edmonton Totems 15-19 10-12 9
11 Texas Lone Stars 13-21 11-11 11
12 Arizona Whips 7-27 5-17 17


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Biloxi Voodoo 25-9 17-5 0
2 Plymouth Taproots 23-11 15-7 2
3 Bangor Tides 20-14 12-10 5
4 Baltimore Spirits 19-15 14-8 6
5 Williamsburg Minutemen 17-17 12-10 8
6 Albany Alphas 16-18 10-12 9
7 Tallahassee Typhoons 16-18 9-13 9
8 Tennessee Moonshiners 16-18 9-13 9
9 Pittsburgh Keystones 14-20 10-12 11
10 Huntsville Mayors 14-20 8-14 11
11 Lorain Firestorm 12-22 9-13 13
12 Queens Pride 8-26 7-15 17


Notes

  • (#) - Magic number for team to clinch division/conference
  • z – Clinched home court advantage for the entire playoffs
  • c – Clinched home court advantage for the conference playoffs
  • y – Clinched division title
  • x – Clinched playoff spot
  •  – teams banned from this season's playoffs due to rule violations

Weekly Honors

One player from the Eastern Conference and one from the Western Conference are chosen for the Player of the Week title.

Week Eastern Conference Western Conference
Week 1 (10/31-11/6) Tia Terra (Opossum, C/F, BGR) Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G, DAK)
Week 2 (11/7-11/13) Derek Kim (Kkachi, G, BLV) Leon Delmont (Cougar, G, SEA)
Week 3 (11/14-11/20) Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G, SAS)
Week 4 (11/21-11/27) Terry O’Toole (Irish Wolfhound, F/G, ALB) Scoonie Barrett (Otter, F/C, HWI)
Week 5 (11/28-12/4) Narkissa Kassius (Ringtail Lemur, G, ALB) Zack Tate (Zorilla, C, HWI)
Week 6 (12/5-12/11) Michael River (Water Deer, F, BLV) Adam Tevela (Linsang, F, SJT)
Week 7 (12/12-12/18) Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Dewitt Azad Ghakhar (Markhor, F/C, SJT)
Week 8 (12/19-12/25) Narkissa Kassius (Ringtail Lemur, G, ALB) Marcus Knight (River Otter, G, TXS)
Week 9 (12/26-1/1) Raoul Kidane (Ethiopian Wolf, C, ALB) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 10 (1/2-1/8) Garland Kaye Ulysses (White Lion, G, PIT) Scoonie Barrett (Otter, F/C, HWI)

Monthly Honors

One veteran and one rookie are selected for the monthly honors of being the featured player and rookie in the league.

Month Player of the Month Rookie of the Month
November Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G, SAS) Zackary Cooper (Beaver, G/F, EDM)
December Leon Delmont (Cougar, G, SEA) Saphira Kelley (Blue Ocean Slug, G, BAL)

Season Records

As of January 14th, 2021:

Record Value Player Team Date of record
Minutes Played 44.2 Micah Davenport (Border Collie, F/G) Queens Pride December 10, 2020
Field Goals Made 18 Garland Kaye Ulysses (White Lion, G) Pittsburgh Keystones January 4, 2021
3 Pointers Made 9 Julian Cross-Kiraly (Saluki, G) Hawaii Kahunas November 6, 2020
Free Throws Made 16 Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F) Plymouth Taproots November 13, 2020
Offensive Rebounds 10 Margo Warrior (White-tailed Jackrabbit, C) Pittsburgh Keystones December 16, 2020
Total Rebounds 22 Lucy Jo Heitkamp (Jumping Spider, F) Texas Lone Stars November 16, 2020
Assists 21 Dennis Summers (Kangaroo, G) Las Vegas Wildcards December 12, 2020
Turn Overs 8 Callum Williamson (Wallaby, G) Albany Alphas November 24, 2020
Steals 7 Mike Timmids (Pronghorn, G) Winnipeg Voyageurs November 24, 2020
Blocks 6 Evan Cross (American Sable Rabbit, G) Arizona Whips November 30, 2020
Points 42 Garland Kaye Ulysses (White Lion, G) Pittsburgh Keystones January 4, 2021

Postseason

The playoffs began in May 2021 and will conclude with the 2021 Finals.

FBA Finals

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